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Controversy on Clear Creek

On a recent Sunday afternoon, Scott Bernheim went to downtown Golden to grab frozen yogurt with his family. He was shocked by what he saw when arrived, especially as he walked closer to Clear Creek. … more

At Avenue's End — Downtown Golden mainstay Avenue Gifts closing

Avenue Gifts owner and lifelong Golden resident Donna Owen wasn't planning to retire anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, had other ideas. So after 15 years of business, Owen says Avenue … more

Change coming to the US 6 and Heritage Road interchange

One of northern Golden’s most significant interchanges will soon be getting a redesign —and residents have a lot of ideas about how it should look. On July 29, the city of Golden hosted a virtual … more

Sculptures gets new home on Highway 93 in Golden

In May of 2018, a lengthy process to select Golden’s next piece of public art concluded with the installation of a new sculpture that depicted children running when viewed from one side and hawks … more

Golden seeks proposals for use of Astor House

One year after the city of Golden declined to proceed with one potential plan for the historic Astor House, the city is set to officially start a new process that will aim to determine a new future. … more

New trails coming to South Table Mountain

A Jeffco landmark is getting a makeover — and its one that officials say should be a win/win for the space and those who love to play there. Since the first portion of the South Table Mountain mesa … more

Finding different things to flash about

I hope 2020 goes down in history as one of the most bizarre years ever, but to tell you the truth I’m not sure that this madness we are going through right now is going to come to a conclusion by … more

With Buffalo Bill Days on hiatus, some reflections on Days gone by

For the first time in decades, there will be no mutton bustin' in Lions Park this year. The parade down Washington Avenue won't happen either, and the giant turkey legs will go uneaten. Even Buffalo … more

Controversial new state holiday shines spotlight on Mother Cabrini

Since 1938, visitors have flocked to the mountains just west of Golden to learn about and pay tribute to Frances Xavier Cabrini, the Catholic saint who established 67 schools, hospitals and … more

Golden City Council mandate masks be worn in public

The Golden City Council has unanimously voted to pass an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings to be worn inside businesses and in public situations where social distancing cannot be … more

30 Years of Survival or a Golden firefighter

Tom Young was told he would likely only live another 20 years. But on July 6, there he was outside his home watching a parade of fire vehicles drive by in honor 30 years after he sustained the injury … more

COVID-19 and School of Mines Athletics

Although subject to change based on the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado School of Mines athletic department is planning on a “relatively normal fall” with teams playing a conference schedule and … more

Golden’s July 4th celebration going virtual with Facebook stream

While there will be no (new) fireworks display in Golden this year, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t managed to put a total damper on the city’s annual Fourth of July 4 fun. Instead, the celebration … more

COVID-19 didn't stop this Golden girl's 105th birthday

The COVID-19 pandemic meant there would be no birthday party for Ruby Plegge this year. But the virus didn't stop some of her family from stopping by to celebrate. “A few of us visited with our … more

A careful reopening means not a lot of gigs

Ring the bells, sound the alarm, alert the media …Things are starting to open up again around here. Oh, wait. I am the media. Never mind that part, I guess I’m alerting you. Just be happy we can … more

Miners Alley Playhouse cancels remainder of 2020 season

Although the lifting of COVID-19-related restrictions has led many Golden businesses to reopen their doors with new precautions in place, Miners Alley Playhouse will not be among them—at least not … more

Mountain mural arrives in Miners Alley

With its view of asphalt parking lots, electrical boxes, dumpsters and other elements necessary to support the liveliness and commerce of Washington Avenue, Miners Alley doesn’t exactly scream … more

Hundreds march in Golden for black lives

Near the start of the Golden Vigil and March for Black Lives on Sunday, Golden City Councilwoman JJ Trout read the recent words of a black girl who is currently growing up in a multiracial family in … more

Survey finds support for making Astor House a community event space

A new community survey shows a majority of respondents would like the Astor House to be used for a community event or meeting space. Of the 146 residents that completed the online survey, which asked … more
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